Best New Books: Week of October 9, 2017


The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!


Adult Fiction

 The Book of Swords, by Gardner Dozois

 Catapult, by Emily Fridlund

 The Power, by Naomi Alderman

 You Were There before My Eyes, by Maria Riva


Adult Nonfiction

 Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, by Liza Mundy

 Grant, by Ron Chernow

 The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany, by Thomas Childers

 Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas, by Michael Hurd


Youth Fiction

 All the Wind in the World, by Samantha Mabry

 Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, by Julie C. Dao

 The Knowing, by Sharon Cameron

 The Librarian of Auschwitz, by Antonio Iturbe

 The Nowhere Girls, by Amy Reed

 Race to the Bottom of the Sea, by Lindsay Eagar

 Vanilla, by Billy Merrell

 The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse, by Mac Barnett



About the Author:

Enobong Essien is Booklist's first international intern, coming all the way from across the pond. Her favorite 'procrastinate from studying' activities include: reading, writing, crocheting and taking note of all the ways Americans are different than Brits.

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